The attorney general of Florida is the state attorney general of the state government of the U.S. state of Florida. The attorney general is also the chief legal officer and the head of the Florida Department of Legal Affairs.
Ashley Moody is the 38th and current attorney general of Florida, in office since January 2019.
|Attorney General of Florida
|Florida Department of Legal Affairs
|Florida Executive Branch
|Four years, renewable once
|Constitution of Florida
Official duties and responsibilities[change | change source]
- As the state's chief legal and law officer, ensures that the laws of the state are enforced.
- Heads the Department of Legal Affairs, which is responsible for providing state legal services and support for local law enforcement.
- Oversees law enforcement agencies, including district attorneys and sheriffs.